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This course can be adapted to the following programming languages: C / C++ / Developers / Testers

 

Testing plays a very important role in ensuring security and robustness of applications. Various approaches –from high level auditing through penetration testing to ethical hacking –can be applied to find vulnerabilities of different types. Remember: security testers should ideally find all bugs to protect a system, while for adversaries it is enough to find one single exploitable vulnerability to reach their goals. Therefore, if you want to go beyond the easy-to-find low-hanging fruits, security testing should be well planned, properly executed, and thus needs a strong security expertise. This is why this Security Testing Native Code training course is a must-attend for all testers of security-sensitive applications.

 

What the attendee will learn:

  • Understand basic concepts of security, IT security and secure coding
  • Realize the severe consequences of unsecure buffer handling
  • Understand the architectural protection techniques and their weaknesses
  • Learn about typical coding mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Be informed about recent vulnerabilities in various platforms, frameworks and libraries
  • Learn about denial of service attacks and protections
  • Understand security testing approaches and methodologies
  • Get practical knowledge in using security testing techniques and tools
  • Learn how to set up and operate the deployment environment securely
  • Get sources and further readings on secure coding practices

Security Testing Native Code

Course Code

GTCTS

Duration

3 Days

Course Fee

POA

Accreditation

N/A

Target Audience

  • C / C++ / Developers / Testers

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Course Description

This course can be adapted to the following programming languages: C / C++ / Developers / Testers

 

Testing plays a very important role in ensuring security and robustness of applications. Various approaches –from high level auditing through penetration testing to ethical hacking –can be applied to find vulnerabilities of different types. Remember: security testers should ideally find all bugs to protect a system, while for adversaries it is enough to find one single exploitable vulnerability to reach their goals. Therefore, if you want to go beyond the easy-to-find low-hanging fruits, security testing should be well planned, properly executed, and thus needs a strong security expertise. This is why this Security Testing Native Code training course is a must-attend for all testers of security-sensitive applications.

 

What the attendee will learn:

  • Understand basic concepts of security, IT security and secure coding
  • Realize the severe consequences of unsecure buffer handling
  • Understand the architectural protection techniques and their weaknesses
  • Learn about typical coding mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Be informed about recent vulnerabilities in various platforms, frameworks and libraries
  • Learn about denial of service attacks and protections
  • Understand security testing approaches and methodologies
  • Get practical knowledge in using security testing techniques and tools
  • Learn how to set up and operate the deployment environment securely
  • Get sources and further readings on secure coding practices
Course Outline
  • IT security and secure coding
  • x86 machine code, memory layout and stack operations
  • Buffer overflow
  • Common coding errors and vulnerabilities
  • Denial of service
  • Security testing
  • Security testing techniques and tools
  • Deployment environment
  • Principles of security and secure coding
  • Knowledge sources
Learning Path
Ways to Attend
  • Attend a public course, if there is one available. Please check our schedule, or register your interest in joining a course in your area.
  • Private onsite Team training also available, please contact us to discuss. We can customise this course to suit your business requirements.

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